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Jira Service Management

Jira Service Management
Formerly Jira Service Desk


What is Jira Service Management?

Jira Service Management (formerly Jira Service Desk, now including features from the former Mindville Insight, acquired by Atlassian in June 2020) is a service desk software that is purpose-built for IT, service, and support teams. The software provides everything IT…

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Jira Service Desk is a versatile ticketing system that has become the primary solution for managing requests and communication within our …
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Beware JIRA ITSM pricing increase.

1 out of 10
December 13, 2023
We were using for helpdesk and some other use cases. It is ok but not great. The pricing listed above is outdated - and we will exit JIRA …
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IT Issues Goodbye!

10 out of 10
July 16, 2021
Jira Service Desk is leveraged by my company for IT ticketing purposes. Jira Service Desk makes it very easy to submit a ticket to IT and …
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6 out of 10
March 16, 2020
We use Jira to track incidents and service desk tickets. We also use it for an inventory database.
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Popular Features

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  • Organize and prioritize service tickets (74)
  • Service-level management (67)
  • Change requests repository (63)
  • Self-service tools (68)

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  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Incident and problem management

Streamlining ticketing and service restoration processes

Avg 8.2

ITSM asset management

Managing all IT assets and enforcing policy rules

Avg 8.2

Change management

Ensuring standardized processes for making changes to IT infrastructure

Avg 8.4
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Product Details

What is Jira Service Management?

Jira Service Management (formerly Jira Service Desk, now including features from the former Mindville Insight, acquired by Atlassian in June 2020) is a service desk software that is purpose-built for IT, service, and support teams. The software provides everything IT and support teams need out-of-the-box for service request, incident, problem and change management. Jira Service Management integrates seamlessly with Jira Software so that IT and development teams can work better together. Users can connect service desk tickets to Jira Software issues and get to the root cause of problems before they escalate.

Jira Service Management Features

Incident and problem management Features

  • Supported: Organize and prioritize service tickets
  • Supported: Self-service tools
  • Supported: ITSM collaboration and documentation
  • Supported: ITSM reports and dashboards

Change management Features

  • Supported: Change requests repository
  • Supported: Service-level management

Additional Features

  • Supported: Custom reporting
  • Supported: Self-service Help Center
  • Supported: Automation rules
  • Supported: ITIL-certified
  • Supported: Email support
  • Supported: Pre-built workflows
  • Supported: SLA's
  • Supported: CSAT reporting
  • Supported: Asset management integration

Jira Service Management Screenshots

Screenshot of Drive IT best practices with ITIL-ready templates. Get everything your IT teams need out of the box for service request, incident, problem, and change management.Screenshot of Get an ITIL certified service desk. Everything your IT teams need out-of-the-box for service request, incident, problem, and change management. Jira Service Desk is PinkVERIFY™ certified.Screenshot of Deliver a better service experience. Customers or employees can submit requests with an easy-to-use help center and add Confluence to Jira Service Desk to get an integrated knowledge base. Machine learning intelligently recommends the right service and learns from every interaction, so answers are easy to find.Screenshot of Stay in the loop with developers. y linking Jira Service Desk with Jira Software, IT and developer teams can collaborate on one platform to fix incidents faster and push changes with confidence.Screenshot of Deliver on SLA's. Nail your Service Level Agreements, every time. Your agents get a simple queue so they get the important things done first. Configure and get going in minutes.Screenshot of Automate those repetitive tasks. Is your team stuck in gear with repetitive tasks or missing priority requests? Setup automations so your agents can focus on solving the important stuff and help lighten the workload.Screenshot of Gain complete control over your assets. Connect your favorite asset management tool to reference, track, and tie requests with assets directly from Jira Service Desk. Provide end-to-end service with just a few clicks.

Jira Service Management Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android
Supported LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Korean, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Vietnamese

Frequently Asked Questions

ServiceNow IT Service Management, Cherwell Service Management, and Freshdesk are common alternatives for Jira Service Management.

Reviewers rate Organize and prioritize service tickets highest, with a score of 8.3.

The most common users of Jira Service Management are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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Reviews and Ratings


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TrustRadius Insights are summaries of user sentiment data from TrustRadius reviews and, when necessary, 3rd-party data sources. Have feedback on this content? Let us know!

Jira Service Desk is a versatile ticketing system that has become the primary solution for managing requests and communication within our organization. It effectively addresses the challenge of handling a large volume of requests and provides a centralized platform for storing and accessing information. Users have found it valuable due to its customizable nature, allowing it to adapt to the specific needs of different departments.

With Jira Service Desk, multiple departments across the organization, such as Client Service, Financial Service, and Tech Engineering, efficiently handle ticketing and tracking tasks. It replaces legacy tools with limited reporting capabilities, facilitating improved processes and workflows. The user-friendly interface makes it easy for both technical and non-technical individuals to navigate and utilize the system effectively.

Jira Service Desk streamlines communication by providing users with an intuitive platform to view and update their tickets easily. It improves transparency among teams by tracking SLA metrics, utilization, incidents, trends, and other key performance indicators. Additionally, Jira Service Desk serves as a documentation tool for projects, enabling the tracking of incoming issues or requests.

By utilizing Jira Service Desk, organizations can streamline internal and external requests and complaints while reducing resolution time. Its efficient helpdesk ticketing system simplifies collaboration between teams and departments. With its customizable workflows and integration with other software tools, Jira enables teams to manage workloads, pre-plan tasks, track progress, assign tickets to team members, and ensure efficient delivery.

Overall, Jira Service Desk is widely used across organizations to improve efficiency in various departments such as IT support, HR, Accounting, Marketing, Sales, and Service Delivery. Its flexibility in customizing workflows allows teams of any size to configure the system according to their specific needs while providing a central location for issue tracking and project management.

Sufficient Communication and Accountability Features: Users have appreciated the tool's sufficient communication and accountability features, which have prevented replication of tasks and decisions. This has eliminated the need to constantly bother the project lead for updates and allowed for easy tracking of completed tasks and discussions.

Versatile Task Management Options: Many users have found the task management options in the tool to be versatile and suitable for a variety of use cases. This feature helps in keeping everyone accountable and ensuring that tasks are completed on time.

Usefulness of BigPicture - Gantt Feature: The BigPicture - Gantt feature has been highly praised by users as it allows them to break down large projects, track multiple phases, and identify where most of their time is spent.

Complicated User Interface: Many users have found the user interface of JIRA Service Management to be complicated, not intuitive, and difficult to navigate. Some users have experienced difficulty in understanding and utilizing certain features of JIRA Service Management, even after using it for an extended period.

Steep Learning Curve: Several reviewers have mentioned a steep learning curve associated with JIRA Service Management. They have expressed that it takes significant time and effort to understand and set up workflows, requiring dedicated administrators which adds to the cost and overhead.

Limited Customization Options: Users have reported limited customization options for the customer portal in JIRA Service Management. This limitation makes it difficult for organizations to meet specific branding and design requirements.

Users have made several recommendations based on their experiences with JIRA. The most common recommendations include considering using JIRA if already using other Atlassian products, trying a free trial or demo before implementing JIRA, and using JIRA for issue tracking and project management.

Many users suggest that if you are already using other Atlassian products, such as Confluence or Bitbucket, it would be beneficial to add JIRA to your toolkit. This recommendation is attributed to users who appreciate the seamless integration between these products.

Users highly recommend taking advantage of the free trial or demo offered by JIRA before committing to its implementation. By doing so, one can get a feel for the product's features and functionalities, helping to determine if it meets their specific needs.

Several users have endorsed JIRA for its capabilities in issue tracking and project management. They mention that JIRA helps them track work, improve team efficiency, monitor tasks, and enhance client visibility. This recommendation is often associated with users who find value in managing Agile workflows and appreciate JIRA's affordability.

It's important to note that while there are many positive recommendations for JIRA, some users have also mentioned potential drawbacks such as the initial learning curve and complexity of configuration. Therefore, it is crucial to evaluate these recommendations in light of your specific requirements and context.

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Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Integration with many of the most common tools companies are using (Slack, MS Teams, Salesforce, ... etc)
  • Natural workflow with Jira (as product development / project management tool) which makes the full fix and follow up of the tickets / issues very easy to follow
  • Allow multiple different entry points and work flows for as many different needs your teams / company have
  • Simplicity in configuration for simple use cases / work flows
  • Out of box reports
Matthew Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Customizability.
  • Reporting.
  • Easy to use for users.
  • It's a little difficult in terms configuration- you should have someone dedicated to administration.
  • For as customizable as it is, there are some things you can't change. These small issues that don't really effect an individual ticket too much, but when you are dealing with dozens and dozens of tickets a day, small granular things add up.
  • A suggestion for improvement would be to allow a hotkey entry for quickly submitting a comment. You can do that for an internal comment (not seen by the user), but not for a public comment.
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Allows field personnel to create their own tickets without having to call in to the help desk
  • Allows us to easily send updates to requesting parties.
  • Easy to transfer ownership of the ticket to other staff.
  • Easy to use with other Atlassian products.
  • The search function is REALLY bad! We had to come up with a formulaic filter to search by a certain field and if that field is not filled out on a ticket, it doesn't find it.
  • You have to completely enter a ticket before you close the ticket, even if you resolve the issue right away.
  • The entry process is tedious so it is hard to enter information on a ticket while you are talking to a customer on the phone.
  • No Integrated Knowledge base
  • No customer access through social media channels
  • No on-the-fly field changes allowed by staff
Pardeep Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • It's very easy to track your workload on different parameters.
  • Very easy to assign tasks to the appropriate developer or worker.
  • You can also create user stories and documentation for tasks.
  • You can attach documents and comment on tasks.
  • Tasks can be divided into multiple sprints and can easily manage the workforce.
  • I don’t find any major issues with Jira Service Management.
  • They could increase the maximum size of attachment files.
  • Otherwise, it’s all good.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • You can create your own Dashboard and filters using JIRA.
  • You can link multiple related tickets to JIRA.
  • JIRA has its own customer portal so you can easily see the PR tickets created offline and can address it ASAP.
  • Sometimes JIRA is slow to load.
  • JIRA doesn't work well in IE.
  • I can't think of any other area for improvement to be honest. JIRA works as designed.
March 16, 2020


Score 6 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • It keeps track of all of your inventory.
  • Easy to update statuses of items in inventory.
  • Initially it is hard to use because you don’t know what you are doing. There is a slight learning curve.
Score 6 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Big Gantt chart on the dashboard lets you see a project's status, tasks, and progress easily. Dashboards are easily customizable with lots of options.
  • Very easy to create service request templates and modify existing built-in templates to fit your needs.
  • Not a lot of online help available to get going
  • Needs Confluence (additional cost) to be able to add a knowledge base
Glenn Burnside | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Easy Requests for Work
  • Streamlined progress updates and requests for more information.
  • Creating new Request Types is time-consuming and usually requires expert intervention from our IT team for everybody's desk instances.
  • When work items are incomplete for long periods, nothing triggers extra alerts or notifications to management without them polling for it.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Easy to use! That's half of the success.
  • Integration with Confluence is a great feature, allowing us to merge tickets with knowledge base. Very useful by software development or when you aim at first-call resolution of user or client requests
  • Further integration with tools such as Enterprise Architect would be nice.
  • Maybe a free to use limited license would be nice for small projects/teams.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Track tickets for IT help desk, customer service inquiries, engineering software code changes, HR related tickets and more.
  • Drive accountability by having clear due dates and ownership across the company.
  • More updated/user friendly-user interface.
  • Better integration with other company software.
December 13, 2019

Jira in our workplace

Elman Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Bug Reporting is detailed and useful, easy to report and easy to keep track.
  • Integration with other apps for a better workflow.
  • Too many open requests can make the tool work slow.
  • You will need to invest some time to know every feature and to master the use of it.
December 12, 2019

PM like a boss

Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • The Kanban Board is very clear
  • The ticketing system works really well, notifications are useful.
  • It's a bit pricey
  • Needs to have more integration with Slack and other softwares
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